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Old 09-13-2014, 08:18 PM   #1
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We have a Flagstaff 246D Mac pop up camper. We are going on our first trip. We are going to Yellowstone. We need to find a campground with full hookups. We will enter the park from the East Gate. I read there are no pop up campers allowed in the park due to soft sides. The last week of September we will be there. Anyone know of a campground with full hookups?
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Old 09-13-2014, 08:36 PM   #2
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Fishing Bridge RV Park is the only campground offering water, sewer, and electrical hookups-50 amp service; it is for hard-sided vehicles only (no tents or tent-trailers are allowed).

Taken from this site:Campgrounds - Yellowstone National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

FWIW I spent three nights in Grant Village campground and found it to be pretty nice. Shopping and other facilities close by also.
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They close Sep 21'st.
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https://www.google.com/#q=cody+wyoming+campgrounds

East side shuts down early due to the weather, or so I have been told.
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It’s going to be cold at night in Yellowstone at that time of year so you might want to consider buying a small space heater to help supplement the pop-up’s furnace. Temperatures below freezing at night aren’t uncommon.

Your best choice for a campground with hookups will be one of the commercial parks in West Yellowstone, MT or in Gardiner, MT.
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Itís going to be cold at night in Yellowstone at that time of year so you might want to consider buying a small space heater to help supplement the pop-upís furnace. Temperatures below freezing at night arenít uncommon.

Your best choice for a campground with hookups will be one of the commercial parks in West Yellowstone, MT or in Gardiner, MT.
OP is on the east side, Cody, Wy. is the best bet or East Yellowstone.
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OP is on the east side, Cody, Wy. is the best bet or East Yellowstone.
Sorry, I donít agree with you on this. Cody, WY is more than 50 miles from the east entrance which makes for a long drive back and forth every day. Thatís two hours of daylight wasted at a time when days are getting shorter. The NFS campgrounds that would be closer to the east entrance are already closed for the season.
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Sorry, I donít agree with you on this. Cody, WY is more than 50 miles from the east entrance which makes for a long drive back and forth every day. Thatís two hours of daylight wasted at a time when days are getting shorter. The NFS campgrounds that would be closer to the east entrance are already closed for the season.
Yes it is a drive but OP is running out of options quick.
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Yes it is a drive but OP is running out of options quick.
Agreed. The one big advantage in going to Yellowstone this late in the year would be the lack of crowds. Iíve never been in the park at the end of September but I would be willing to bet all of the crowds are gone.

Since the OP is in a pop-up I think I would consider scraping a trip to the mountains this year and start planning for a trip next year. Of course the OP might prefer camping in cooler weather when there is potential for snow.
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Since the OP is in a pop-up I think I would consider scraping a trip to the mountains this year and start planning for a trip next year. Of course the OP might prefer camping in cooler weather when there is potential for snow.
X2 Go in May instead! No crowds, no freezing temps, and plenty of animals to see.
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